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  • c4di Project Evaluation Report. 

    Malins, Julian Paul (Robert Gordon University., 2012-05)
    MALINS, J., 2012. c4di Project Evaluation Report. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    The purpose of this review is to evaluate the work of the center for Design and Innovation, an ERDF and SEEKIT funded project established by the Robert Gordon University in October 2008. The project aimed to assist SMEs ...
  • Craft connexity: developing a sustainable model for future craft education. 

    Malins, Julian Paul; Press, Mike; McKillop, Chris (Robert Gordon University. http://www.challengingcraft.org/, 2004-09)
    MALINS, J., PRESS, M. and MCKILLOP, C., 2004. Craft connexity: developing a sustainable model for future craft education. In: G. BURNETT, ed. Challenging Craft: International Conference 8th – 10th September 2004. Aberdeen. Robert Gordon University.
    “Craft is an anachronism – discuss …” Some twenty-five years ago, on applying for a place at a college of art to study ceramics, Julian was asked to write an essay on the above topic. Naturally he was keen to impress ...
  • Designing a sustainable future: a new approach to influence design practice. 

    Cull, Kirsty; Malins, Julian Paul (University of Barcelona. http://www.ub.edu/5ead/PDF/5%20/CullMalins.pdf, 2003-04)
    CULL, K. and MALINS, J., 2003. Designing a sustainable future: a new approach to influence design practice. In: Proceedings of the 5th European Academy of Design Conference. April 2003. Barcelona: University of Barcelona.
    This paper questions the basis of a sustainable approach to product design in an attempt to clarify the key issues which are liable to influence the outcome of the development of new products. The paper describes ...
  • Designing creativity tools to support business innovation. 

    Malins, Julian Paul; Grant, Graham (Desire Network. http://www.virksom.dk/DESIRE10_Proceedings.zip, 2010-08)
    MALINS, J. and GRANT, E., 2010. Designing creativity tools to support business innovation. In: B. T. Christensen, S. Boztepe and T. Kristensen, eds. Proceedings of the DESIRE ’10 Conference: Creativity and Innovation in Design. 16-17 August 2010. Aarhus, Denmark: Desire Network. Pp. 181-188
    There are a wide range of approaches and organizations, which have the common aim of supporting SME‟s to deliver new products and services. This paper examines the various approaches which have been taken and in particular ...
  • Developing a research procedures programme for artists & designers. 

    Gray, Carole; Douglas, Anne; Leake, Irene; Malins, Julian Paul (The Centre for Research in Art & Design, Gray's School of Art, Robert Gordon University., 1995)
    GRAY, C., DOUGLAS, A., LEAKE, I., MALINS, J., 1995. Developing a research procedures programme for artists & designers. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    This paper builds on our earlier research concerned with describing a contextual framework for the development of ‘artistic research procedures’1, 2, and attempts to move forward from this somewhat philosophical stage ...
  • Development and testing of a design proctocol for computer mediated multidisciplinary collaboration during the concepts stages with application to the built environment. 

    Leon, Marianthi; Laing, Richard Alexander; Malins, Julian Paul; Salman, Huda Shakir (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proenv.2014.11.011, 2014)
    LEON, M., LAING, R., MALINS, J., SALMAN, H., 2014. Development and testing of a design proctocol for computer mediated multidisciplinary collaboration during the concepts stages with application to the built environment. Procedia Environmental Sciences, 22, pp. 108-119.
    Effective collaboration and maximum effort from stakeholders during the feasibility and concept design stages in architecture provide the greatest potential for added value for the overall success of a building project, ...
  • Development of a computer mediated multidisciplinary design protocol and its application to the early architectural design stages. 

    Leon, Marianthi (Robert Gordon University Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment, 2015-05)
    Effective multidisciplinary design collaboration and increased effort during the feasibility and early design stages in architecture provide the greatest potential for added value and overall success of a built environment ...
  • Effective approaches for innovation support for SMEs. 

    Malins, Julian Paul; Gulari, Melehat Nil (Linkoping University Electronic Press http://www.svid.se/sv/Forskning/Design-Research-Journal/Forskningsartiklar/Forskningsartiklar-2013/Effective-Approaches-For-Innovation-Support-For-Smes/, 2013)
    MALINS, J. and GULARI, M. N., 2013. Effective approaches for innovation support for SMEs. Swedish Design Research Journal, 2.13, pp. 32-39.
    Providing appropriate innovation support to small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) is an on-going challenge. Governments offer a range of initiatives from advice, to research and development grants; however, the ...
  • Enhancing the capabilities of small producers in developing countries to meet global challenges: an investigation into the contribution of international craft development initiatives. 

    Reijonen, Eeva Katriina (The Robert Gordon University Grays School of Art, 2010-08)
    Worldwide, externally supported craft development initiatives aim to enhance the capability of local craft producers to succeed in globalized markets. However, the contribution that these organizations make towards the ...
  • Evaluating GraysNet: an online PDP tool for use in an art and design context. 

    Malins, Julian Paul; McKillop, Chris (Intellect http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/adch.4.1.31/1, 2005-09)
    MALINS, J. and McKILLOP, C., 2005. Evaluating GraysNet: an online PDP tool for use in an art and design context. Art, Design & Communication in Higher Education, 4 (1), pp. 31-48.
    Personal development planning (PDP) is a phrase that encompasses a number of activities including reflecting on learning, recording of achievement and career planning. Embedding these activities is a goal widely shared ...
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of design support for small and medium sized enterprises in Scotland. 

    Gulari, Melehat Nil (Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2014-12)
    Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the engine of economic growth and job creation. Governments have devoted considerable resources to increase their competitiveness in the market. Several design support ...
  • An exploration of hybrid art and design practice using computer-based design and fabrication tools. 

    Marshall, John James (The Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2008-02)
    The researcher’s previous experience suggested the use of computer-based design and fabrication tools might enable new models of practice that yield a greater integration between the 3D art and design disciplines. A ...
  • Future textile visions: smart textiles for health and wellness. 

    Malins, Julian Paul; Steed, Josie; Fairburn, Susan Marie; Robertson, Sara; McIntyre, Lisa; Cruickshank, Leila; Scott, Kirsty (Robert Gordon University., 2012)
    MALINS, J., STEED, J., FAIRBURN, S., ROBERTSON, S., MCINTYRE, L., CRUICKSHANK, L. and SCOTT, K., 2012. Future textile visions: smart textiles for health and wellness. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    A report prepared for the Scottish Government on behalf of the Scottish Academy of Fashion, which examines the potential of new textiles solutions for health applications. Following a Sandpit event hosted by the Scottish ...
  • A grand day out: empathic approaches to design. 

    Malins, Julian Paul; McDonagh, Deana (Design Society., 2008-09)
    MALINS, J. and MCDONAGH, D., 2008. A grand day out: empathic approaches to design. In: A. CLARKE, M. EVATT, P. HOGARTH, J. LLOVERAS and L. PONS, eds. New perspectives in design education: Proceedings of the Engineering and Product Design Education Conference held at Universitat Polytecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain, 4-5 September 2008, Volume 1. Design Society. Pp. 198-203.
    Design education is facing some interesting and challenging times. Students need to be equipped with all the necessary designing skills, whilst being effective interdisciplinary team players and sensitive design researchers. ...
  • Innovation by design: a programme to support SMEs 

    Malins, Julian Paul (SVID, 2011)
    MALINS, J. P., 2011. Innovation by design: a programme to support SMEs. Swedish Design Research Journal, 2.11, pp. 25-31.
    Small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs)1 are generally clear on the need for innovation; however they are very often less clear on how innovation can be achieved. One possible reason for this may be because of a lack ...
  • Innovation by design: using design thinking to support SMEs. 

    Malins, Julian Paul (University of Porto, School of Fine Arts/European Academy of Design. http://endlessend.up.pt/site/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/EAD9-Conference-Proceedings_r.pdf, 2011-05)
    MALINS, J. P., 2011. Innovation by design: using design thinking to support SMEs [online]. 4-7 May 2011. Porto: University of Porto, School of Fine Arts. Available from: http://endlessend.up.pt/site/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/EAD9-Conference-Proceedings_r.pdf [Accessed 2 December 2013]
    Small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are generally clear on the need for innovation; however they are very often less clear on how innovation can be brought about. One possible reason for this may be because of a ...
  • An investigation into the communication exchange between small business client and graphic designer. 

    Cumming, Deborah (Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 2007-08)
    Graphic designers encounter particular difficulties when undertaking work for small business clients. Identifying the core business values is an essential step to ensure that a successful design solution results. An ...
  • Making collaboration work: application of a conceptual design stages protocol for pre-BIM stages. 

    Leon, Marianthi; Laing, Richard Alexander; Malins, Julian Paul; Salman, Huda Shakir (WIT Press http://dx.doi.org/10.2495/BIM150181, 2015-09)
    LEON, M., LAING, R., MALINS, J. and SALMAN, H., 2015. Making collaboration work: application of a conceptual design stages protocol for pre-BIM stages. In: L. MAHJOUBI, C. A. BREBBIA and R. LAING, eds. Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Design, Construction and Operations. Southampton: WIT Press. Pp. 205-216.
    This paper presents the application of a Conceptual Design Stages Protocol during feasibility stages within a multidisciplinary design team, for the purpose of bridging the gap between ideas generation and their representation ...
  • The monitoring and control of specialist ceramic kiln atmospheres and emissions. 

    Malins, Julian Paul (Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 1993-05)
    The ceramic glazing techniques of vapour glazing, reduction lustre, Raku and fuming all require specialised firing conditions with the use of potentially hazardous kiln atmospheres and specialist kiln designs for their ...
  • The post disciplinary digital practitioner. 

    Malins, Julian Paul; Pengelly, Jon; Marshall, John (Design Society http://www.designsociety.org/publication/28433/the_post-disciplinary_digital_practitioner, 2007-09)
    MALINS, J., PENGELLY, J. and MARSHALL, J., 2007 The post disciplinary digital practitioner. In: E. BOHEMIA, A. CLARKE, K. HILTON and C. MCMAHON, eds. Shaping the future: proceedings of the 9th engineering and product design education international conference. 13-14 September 2007. London: Design Society. pp. 437-442.
    As new models of digital practice emerge, new pedagogies are being developed which are adopting a transdisciplinary approach to learning. The paper examines the concept of transdisciplinarity drawing on a range of examples ...